Even Shakespeare Had an English Teacher

Lately, I've been reading and watching everything I can get my hands on by Sir Ken Robinson.  I have been profoundly touched by his poignant and funny speeches his has given at TED and by [...]

By | August 25th, 2011|

Your Work of Art

At a recent conference, I was able to participate in a forum based around the idea of creativity and innovation in education.  This is a very hot topic right now, and for good reason.  If [...]

By | August 16th, 2011|

Diversity of Talent

As you know, I've been studying a bit of Sir Ken Robinson lately and have really been recharged by his work.  I had listened to him years ago and remember being struck by his wisdom [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|

Masters Are Learners

Do any of you watch "Top Chef" on Bravo?  My husband and I are kind of addicted to the show.  It's reality with a little drama and a lot of kitchen knowledge.  I love watching [...]

By | July 25th, 2011|

No Right Brain Left Behind

Have you seen this presentation yet?  If not, I invite you to look through the 13 slide below and really think about what this means for the future of our students.  What a powerful message! [...]

By | March 16th, 2011|

Research Kills Creativity

I heard a phrase at a conference once which rocked me to my core. Research kills creativity. This little sentence has disturbed and delighted me ever since in my education career.  Education is based on [...]

By | February 24th, 2011|

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